Building Bicycles

By Michael Barry for Soigneur Photography by Ian Patterson The rising sun breaks through the trees, as we thrash across the open fields. Beneath us, our bikes absorb the undulations of the grass [...]

Mariposa Cyclocross Ultegra Di2 Bicycle

This bicycle was built for cyclocross with a 1x Quarq Power crankset (but with a plug hole added to the seat tube to maintain the option to convert the bicycle to a 2x crankset with a clamp on [...]

Team Mariposa News: Canadian National Mountain Bike Championships

Hardwood Hills hosted the Canadian National Mountain Bike Championships July 20-21, 2019.  Team Mariposa had several riders competing: Cameron Jette in the elite race, Jack Ciotlos in the U-19 [...]

Vans

By Michael Barry The van revved with ferocity as we crested the rolling hills on the eastern side of Lake Superior. They weren’t hills so much as slopes but my parents’ Kia van was loaded down [...]

Mariposa Number One. 1969

Photography by Walter Lai Mariposa Bicycles is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2019.  As part of the celebration, we will be featuring several bicycles from throughout its history, starting [...]

Vintage Bicycle Feature: Legnano. 1948

This Legnano Bicycle was made in Italy in 1948 and it is very similar to the bike that Italian bicycle racer, Gino Bartali used to win the 1948 Tour de France.  Professional cycling teams in [...]

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